Sigmat collaborate with Brighton Council for their first LGSF residential scheme
Working in partnership, Morgan Sindall and Brighton & Hove City Council have appointed Sigmat for their upcoming residential scheme on the south coast. Sigmat are proud to be collaborating with Brighton Council to deliver their first Light Gauge Steel Frame scheme, supporting their priority initiative for new affordable homes to tackle the city’s housing crisis.
Situated in the centre of Brighton, off Victoria Road, the residential scheme will be constructed in place of an old office block and comprise of 42 new apartments across 2 blocks, 4 and 5 storeys. The blocks will consist of a mixture of 1, 2, 3 and 4 bed homes.
Darren Humphreys, Contracts Manager at Morgan Sindall commented “Sigmat went above and beyond the expected requirements to demonstrate the benefits of using LGSF not only against other potential contractors but also against other methodology of build. Highlighting programme accuracy, cost certainty and speed of construction to help BHCC and MS decide that Sigmat were the right provider for this scheme.”
James Walker, Pre-Contracts Director at Sigmat commented on the use of MMC, “We are delighted to be collaborating with Morgan Sindall and Brighton & Hove City Council on their first Light Gauge Steel scheme. It is a step forward for MMC, supporting the government initiative to increase the provision of sustainable homes in the UK. With the panels pre-assembled offsite helps minimise the disruption in the city, providing programme surety and quality build. We are proud that both MS and Brighton Council have recognised this and are embracing the advantages of LGSF.”
The Sigmat team are due to start on site in March 2021. Check back for project updates